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Community Healthcare System Social Worker in Munster, Indiana

Social Worker

Job ID:23404

Category:Nursing Services

Facility:Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc.

Location:East Chicago, IN

Department:Managed Care



Hours:4- 10 hour shifts or 5-8 hour shifts

Bi-weekly Hrs:80

Job Details:As part of the Clinical Integration team, the Social Worker will provide support to physician practices and to targeted patients by coordinating care. The Social Worker will ensure the provision of quality healthcare services in a cost efficient manner through daily planning, coordination, education, and monitoring of care. The Social Worker will track gaps in care and relevant outcomes measures for the patients to ensure complete and effective care. Education/Experience:· Social Work license for the State of Indiana required· Minimum of 2 years in discharge planning preferred· Experience with relevant systems (e.g. EMRs, disease registries)· Experience with transitioning patients to post acute providers (nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health)· Knowledgeable about population health management· Requires ability to use logical problem solving skills and make independent decisions based on the nursing process and the CIN policies/ procedures.· Requires motivation and critical thinking skills. · Must have effective judgment and/ or action during critical situations. · Must provide compassionate assistance to people with medical or mental health needs.

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